By now, you are probably quite close to being ready for the holidays. You’ve bought the gifts. The menu is planned and preparations are well underway. Many people like to remind us to remember the reason for the season. It’s not about the tree or the lights. Nor is it about Santa and the reindeer. It’s about the birth of Jesus. So let’s examine this a little. Continue reading “The Reason for the Season”
Have you been looking for meaning in your life? Do you want to find happiness? Do you feel like something is missing? Have you recently become a Christian or renewed you faith hoping to find happiness? Continue reading “So You Think Jesus is the Answer”
Jesus is credited with saying, “And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask anything in my name, that will I do. (John 14:13-14) So why are there Christians who suffer? Why are so many of them poor? How is it that their needs are not being met? What is going on here? Continue reading “Whatsoever You Ask”
Do you go to a charismatic church? They are called non-denominational but they have become a denomination of their own. There are some things you should know about your church. Your pastor won’t tell you these things. He or she doesn’t want you to know. But I will. Continue reading “How the Charismatic Church Works”
רְאֵה נָתַתִּי לְפָנֶיךָ הַיּוֹם אֶת הַחַיִּים וְאֶת הַטּוֹב וְאֶת הַמָּוֶת וְאֶת הָרָע:
Deuteronomy 30: 15 Behold, I have set before you today life and good, and death and evil, 16 inasmuch as I command you this day to love the Lord, your God, to walk in His ways, and to observe His commandments, His statutes, and His ordinances, so that you will live and increase, and the Lord, your God, will bless you in the land to which you are coming to take possession of it.
For kids, Sunday school is a fun place to go. It’s an informal setting in which to learn all of the church stuff they need to know. Who wouldn’t love that? Kids get to learn all of the Bible stories like Noah’s Ark, Daniel in the lion’s Den, baby Jesus in the manger. There are more, but you get the idea. As kids get older they learn more important stuff. They learn more about Jesus and how he supposedly died as a sacrifice for the world. Sometimes they learn how to apply Christian teaching into their personal lives. On the surface, it all sounds really good. But, there is a lot of stuff they don’t teach. Continue reading “They Don’t Teach That Stuff in Sunday School”